Volume 9 · Number 2 · Pages 168–170

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Can Inter-human Communications be Modeled as “Autopoietic”?

Loet Leydesdorff

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Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “Social Autopoiesis?” by Hugo Urrestarazu. Upshot: The dynamics of expectations in inter-human communications can be modelled as “autopoiesis.” Consciousness and communications couple not only structurally (Maturana), but also penetrate each other reflexively (Luhmann. Reflexivity opens and enriches the model of autopoiesis for further exploration.

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Leydesdorff L. (2014) Can Inter-human Communications be Modeled as “Autopoietic”? Constructivist Foundations 9(2): 168–170. Available at http://constructivist.info/9/2/168.leydesdorff

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